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Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

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Gulu Highway, Nakitoma, Uganda
+256 772 713410
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Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is the only place in Uganda where you can see rhino in the wild. This conservation project is self sustained and the activities fees that are paid by you is our source of income. The activities offered by RHINO FUND UGANDA are : On foot rhino trekking, Birding walks, Shoebill canoe rides and Nature Walks.The accommodations on the sanctuary are privately managed by the respective owners and consists of - Ziwa Rhino Lodge and Amuka Safari Lodge.
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“on foot” (23 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Gulu Highway, Nakitoma, Uganda
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+256 772 713410
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breathtaking experience, while the ranger looking where the rhinos you should think also your safety at something they will be wild and can attack you. Seeing the family Rhino together was a lifetime experience. We saw the father, mother and 1 baby. We stay longer...More

Thank Darwin A
RhinoFundUganda, Director at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Darwin! Thank you so much for your review, we hope to see you again! We just ask for one request - could you change the title of your review, as we are a sanctuary and 'Hunting' does not portray our mission. We do not...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing place and to get up close (on foot) to the white rhinos in their natural habitat. Keepers and guides are so passionate to keeping these wonderful animals safe

Thank Annie_paddo
RhinoFundUganda, Director at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Pleased you had an amazing time! We hope to see you again.

Reviewed August 2, 2017

This sanctuary is definitely worth a visit and is ideally situated about half way between Kampala and Murchison Falls National Park, just right for a stop off opportunity. We were a party of 8 ranging from age 14 to 55 and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the...More

Thank Rich2X4
RhinoFundUganda, Director at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

It's great to get detailed reviews. Thank you for giving a great image and glad you had a good time.

Reviewed July 30, 2017

Facinating to watch thes big animals in the thier natural habitat eventhough you must keep a certain distance. Rhinos became extinct in Uganda in the 1980'ies, but with the dedicated work of the Rhino Fund Uganda the animal is now breading again in the country....More

Thank SoerenSP
RhinoFundUganda, Director at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the review. Glad you had a good time.

Reviewed July 24, 2017

This is an amazing place. I spent one week here, but saw many people who came just for one day, and everyone is guaranteed to see rhinos because they are constantly monitored (therefore guests can be taken to where they are without difficulty). Because I...More

Thank Leslie M
RhinoFundUganda, Director at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Staying for longer than one day always helps to learn more about the rhinos. We are glad you could. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed July 23, 2017

We stayed at the Amuka Lodge just so that we would be able to visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. See my review of the lodge. We were very impressed with the Sanctuary and the staff there. We had an excellent briefing and then a good...More

Thank Indium49
RhinoFundUganda, Director at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are glad you had a great time! Thank you for visiting us.

Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

This is a great way to see rhinos up close in their natural habitat. There are currently 19 southern white rhinos at the sanctuary. The trek starts with a short briefing session by two guides whom will accompany you throughout the trek. The whole trip...More

2  Thank Arya07
RhinoFundUganda, Director at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the review, glad you enjoyed the trek. Ziwa Wildlife Ranch is a separate entity to us but thank you for the reviews.

Reviewed July 4, 2017

Before we left for Uganda we had seen a program on T.V where Joanna Lumley visited Ziwa,she had been really close to the Rhinos,being of a sceptical nature we thought that was because it was for television!We were wrong,after only about 10 minutes walking in...More

1  Thank Karen W
RhinoFundUganda, Director at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Happy you came to experience it for yourself! Thank you for coming.

Reviewed June 26, 2017

We spent an evening with Ranger Opio who escorted us throughout the sanctuary to observe the Rhinos in their habitat. We saw several mother Rhinos grazing with their young offspring who seemed to be playing with each other. We also tracked four Rhinos that were...More

1  Thank Anne W
RhinoFundUganda, Director at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for supporting us!

Reviewed June 26, 2017

We spent aone day at Ziwa Rhion Sanctuary,and during our trip we got to know more about the importance of the conservation of Rhinos. At the Rhino offices we got briefing from the guide Mr Opio, He gave use the rules and guidelines which were...More

Thank Lionking S
RhinoFundUganda, Director at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. Glad you had a great time!

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nomeantom
August 4, 2016|
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Yes within the sanctuary there is Amuka lodge Uganda and right at the sanctuary compound are 10 accommodation rooms that you can stay. Actually they are now twelve. You can as well camp if hire the tents at the sanctuary.
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